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MAC Midwest Regional

MAC Midwest Regional

For the first time ever, MAC is coming to Great Lakes Region!

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

1819 Innovation Hub - University of Cincinnati

2900 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45206
United States
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Event Details

MAC Midwest Regional 

For the first time ever, MAC is coming to the Great Lakes Region!

Please join us in Cincinnati, OH on October 4th for a full day of sessions covering trends, hot topics, and deep-dive discussions. MAC Regionals are an excellent chance for you or a teammate to stay informed on industry topics in between attending MAC's annual conference. The last segment is always MAC's famous Roundtable - time and space set aside for members to share challenges, ask questions, and collaborate by sharing best practices. 

Our Midwest Regional this year will have an emphasis on sessions geared towards frontline associates working with fraud daily.
The day is capped off by a networking event starting after the last session.
$49 - Members
$99 - Non-Members

This event is eligible for six (6) CPP credits. 
*Agenda is tentative and subject to change. 


October 4
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Opening
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Changing Landscape of Payments from a Banks Perspective The economy is changing. The regulation landscape is changing. The way payments are made is changing. What can our Bank members tell us about what to expect and how to prepare?
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Mastercard & the Essentials of MATCH Mastercard will do a deep dive into the MATCH program going over the 'what' of the mechanics, the 'why' behind the system, and be on-hand to answer all of your MATCH questions. Anyone in the risk and compliance field will want to be present for this essential program. Speaker: Stephen LaRusso, Director Brand Performance - Customer Compliance and Fraud - Mastercard
10:55 AM - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Fraud Chargebacks - A Disputes Processor Perspective We will be taking a deeper dive into Fraud Chargebacks Rules, how your Chargebacks Processor thinks and operates, and even goes over some Chargebacks 101 subjects to give you a stronger background and knowledge base into the disputes space.
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM The Multiverse of Merchants - Three Viewpoints on a Single Merchant Imagine a merchant standing in front of a Bank, a Processor, and a Payment Facilitator. Each sees the same merchant and each would like their business. But... each looks at the merchant differently when they underwrite based on their individual needs and goals. Our panelists will discuss the similarities and differences in how their risk appetite and compliance requirement changes what they see based on how they look.
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM The ACH Audit Final Exam: What is Your GPA? Attend this session and assess where your organization scores during the ACH Audit Final Exam. Are you a high achieving Valedictorian, an average C-Student, or on Academic Probation?! Learn how to improve your grades and aspire to be at the top of your class with the ACH Audit requirements. Speaker: Pam Rodriguez: Chief Operations Officer - Southern Financial Exchange
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Break
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM The Risk Department & Consumer Privacy: Or, Guardians of the Secrets Team members in the Risk Dept play a vital role in not only identifying challenging accounts but also a role in consumer privacy. This session will take a deep dive into the laws and global regulations around online consumer privacy, risks, and what you can do to drive compliance within your ecosystem. Speaker: David Landis - Partner & Chief Revenue Officer, Cym
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM Roundtable Discussion on Your Tougher Cases & What Keeps Us Up at Night A rountable discussion with you, the audience, discussing the tougher cases, the trends, and the items discussed during the Regional. Ask questions of your peers. Share best practices. Find solutions and friends facing the same dilemmas that you are.